John Daniel "Tooz" Matuszak (October 25, 1950 – June 17, 1989) was an American football defensive end in the National Football League who later became an actor. He was the first draft pick of 1973 and played most of his career with the Oakland Raiders until he retired after winning his second Super Bowl in 1981. Matuszak participated in the 1978 World's Strongest Man competition, where he placed ninth. As an actor, he played the deformed Sloth in the 1985 movie The Goonies and Tonda in Caveman. His biography, Cruisin' with the Tooz, written with Steve Delsohn, was published in 1987. He had a premature death caused by an accidental propoxyphene overdose. There were also traces of cocaine found in the blood stream.

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  • John Daniel "Tooz" Matuszak (October 25, 1950 – June 17, 1989) was an American football defensive end in the National Football League who later became an actor. He was the first draft pick of 1973 and played most of his career with the Oakland Raiders until he retired after winning his second Super Bowl in 1981. Matuszak participated in the 1978 World's Strongest Man competition, where he placed ninth. As an actor, he played the deformed Sloth in the 1985 movie The Goonies and Tonda in Caveman. His biography, Cruisin' with the Tooz, written with Steve Delsohn, was published in 1987. He had a premature death caused by an accidental propoxyphene overdose. There were also traces of cocaine found in the blood stream. (en)
  • John Daniel Matuszak (* 25. Oktober 1950 in Oak Creek, Wisconsin; † 17. Juni 1989 in Hollywood, Kalifornien) war ein US-amerikanischer Football-Spieler und Schauspieler. (de)
  • John MatuszakFichier:Defaut.svg John Matuszak (25 octobre 1950 à Oak Creek - 17 juin 1989) était un joueur de football américain et acteur. Choisi en première position de la Draft 1973 par les Houston Oilers, il remporte deux fois le Super Bowl (XI et XV) avec l'équipe des Los Angeles Raiders. Il prend sa retraite sportive en 1982 à la suite d'une blessure et se consacre pleinement à sa carrière d'acteur. Il décède brutalement d'un arrêt cardiaque à l'âge de 38 ans. (fr)
  • Fu scelto come primo assoluto nel Draft NFL 1973. Morì a soli 38 anni per un arresto cardiaco causato da un'overdose di Dextropropoxyphene (farmaco antidolorifico). (it)
  • John Daniel Matuszak (Oak Creek, Wisconsin, EUA, 25 de outubro de 1950 - Los Angeles, 17 de junho de 1989) foi um jogador de futebol americano e um ator norte-americano. Sua morte possui algumas versões sendo as mais ventiladas como possíveis: vítima de insuficiência cardíaca decorrente de anos tomando esteroides anabolizantes; em decorrência de uma overdose, já que em seu sangue foi encontrado traços de dextropropoxyfeno, substância encontrada na cocaína; também especula-se que sua morte foi causada por pneumonia. (pt)
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  • John Daniel "Tooz" Matuszak (October 25, 1950 – June 17, 1989) was an American football defensive end in the National Football League who later became an actor. He was the first draft pick of 1973 and played most of his career with the Oakland Raiders until he retired after winning his second Super Bowl in 1981. Matuszak participated in the 1978 World's Strongest Man competition, where he placed ninth. As an actor, he played the deformed Sloth in the 1985 movie The Goonies and Tonda in Caveman. His biography, Cruisin' with the Tooz, written with Steve Delsohn, was published in 1987. He had a premature death caused by an accidental propoxyphene overdose. There were also traces of cocaine found in the blood stream. (en)
  • John Daniel Matuszak (* 25. Oktober 1950 in Oak Creek, Wisconsin; † 17. Juni 1989 in Hollywood, Kalifornien) war ein US-amerikanischer Football-Spieler und Schauspieler. (de)
  • John MatuszakFichier:Defaut.svg John Matuszak (25 octobre 1950 à Oak Creek - 17 juin 1989) était un joueur de football américain et acteur. Choisi en première position de la Draft 1973 par les Houston Oilers, il remporte deux fois le Super Bowl (XI et XV) avec l'équipe des Los Angeles Raiders. Il prend sa retraite sportive en 1982 à la suite d'une blessure et se consacre pleinement à sa carrière d'acteur. Il décède brutalement d'un arrêt cardiaque à l'âge de 38 ans. (fr)
  • Fu scelto come primo assoluto nel Draft NFL 1973. Morì a soli 38 anni per un arresto cardiaco causato da un'overdose di Dextropropoxyphene (farmaco antidolorifico). (it)
  • John Daniel Matuszak (Oak Creek, Wisconsin, EUA, 25 de outubro de 1950 - Los Angeles, 17 de junho de 1989) foi um jogador de futebol americano e um ator norte-americano. Sua morte possui algumas versões sendo as mais ventiladas como possíveis: vítima de insuficiência cardíaca decorrente de anos tomando esteroides anabolizantes; em decorrência de uma overdose, já que em seu sangue foi encontrado traços de dextropropoxyfeno, substância encontrada na cocaína; também especula-se que sua morte foi causada por pneumonia. (pt)
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